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Koala Hospital

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Address: Lord Street | Macquarie Nature Reserve, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
Phone Number: 02 6584 1522
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The world's first hospital dedicated to these creatures.

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If you love Koalas then this is a must see. The 3pm tour was informative and the pleasant volunteer gave a great walk through of how the koala hospital help injured Koalas are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you love Koalas then this is a must see. The 3pm tour was informative and the pleasant volunteer gave a great walk through of how the koala hospital help injured Koalas are cared for and where possible rehabilitated back into the wild. All for gold coin donation. Bring lots of coins to help the koalas.

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Paris, France
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our volunteer guide, originally from Ireland, was very proud of Port Macquarie, and even more passionate about the Koala rehabilitation happenings in the hospital. It was beautiful to hear, and to be introduced to a few of her favourites. A must! 👌🏽🐨💓

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Niort, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed the Koala Hospital, these animals are so cute. The hospital is run mainly by dedicated volunteers who are very knowledgeable about all the animals they care for. They are not government funded so really need people to visit and donate to keep going.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a fantastic place! We didn't spend long here, it was abit upsetting to see the injured koalas. But what a wonderful job the do looking after the koalas.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

But this place is lovely. You get to read about the koalas conditions and it is very quiet, am sorry we couldn't make it for the guided tour. We just had too many things planned. But would recommend this place!

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With the shrinking Koala habitat, this hospital serves a critical function to help save the Koalas. If you want to see them up close and not relegated to a zoo this is a well worth visit. Rehabilitated Koala are released back to the bush.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Saving and coddling Koalas up is definitely worth supporting. The fitter Koalas can be seen in the big cages located outside and there are many informations about the currently staying and already released patients

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Granada, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the 3pm tour and met some dedicated volunteers. The tour itself was educational and interesting.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place for local and international travelers to get to see koalas close up and no mandatory fee. A donation of course goes to helping the koalas at the hospital survive. The volunteers, and some quite chatty, help to enrich your visit by imparting some of their knowledge of some of the patients. This I found very interesting. It's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

woooww .... The first time I saw this very impressing. I really enjoy this place. the willingness and dedication of the workers there so outsiders can. I was amazed

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